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Silvermine Arts Center

Exhibition Detail
61st Art of the Northeast
Curated by: Katie Rashid
1037 Silvermine Rd
New Canaan, CT 06840


April 30th, 2010 - June 11th, 2010
 
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Flowers for Duchamp, Joseph SaccioJoseph Saccio, Flowers for Duchamp,
Mixed Media, 6' x 5' x 28"
Tasuu, Sergio Gonzalez-TorneroSergio Gonzalez-Tornero, Tasuu,
Oil on canvas, 46.5" x 46.5"
Prized Blade, Tom BennettTom Bennett, Prized Blade,
Monotype, 27" x 33"
A Hard Rain A\' Gonna Fall, Helmut AmannHelmut Amann, A Hard Rain A' Gonna Fall,
Digital print, 25" x 22"
New World Order, Chan DavisChan Davis, New World Order,
Acrylic, 34" x 34"
Indefatigable Nixon, Silas FinchSilas Finch, Indefatigable Nixon,
Found object, mixed media
Plate Tectonics, Dana GentileDana Gentile, Plate Tectonics, Installation
Akedah, #54, Robert KirschbaumRobert Kirschbaum, Akedah, #54,
Pigmented ink jet print, 46" x 42"
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> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.silvermineart.org
COUNTRY:  
United States
EMAIL:  
silvermine@silvermineart.org
PHONE:  
203-966-9700 ext.22
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday-Saturday: 12pm-5pm, Sunday: 1-5pm, Mondays & Tuesdays by Appointment
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Silvermine School of Art
TAGS:  
sculpture, modern, landscape, video-art, installation, digital, mixed-media, photography
COST:  
Free
> DESCRIPTION

Art of the Northeast, in its 61st year, is one of the most anticipated regional juried shows of the year at the Silvermine Guild Arts Center, traditionally drawing over 1200 entries, and open to all media and artists throughout New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  This year’s juror is Katie Rashid, Director of the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York.  Throughout its history Art of the Northeast (AONE), originally called Art of New England,  has been a showcase for many emerging artists who have gone on to receive national acclaim.  Jurors have included curators and directors of major galleries and museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MOMA and the Whitney Museum.

Art of the Northeast 2010 marks the 61st anniversary of this distinguished exhibition. This year’s display showcases 64 works by 47 artists who reside and work throughout the Northeast. The selection made for this year’s AoNE sheds light on the diversity of the submissions and work being made in the region. Some of the overarching themes that emerged through Ms. Rashid’s selection are an interest in craft, abstraction, surrealism, and an interest in the figure. There are also performative and political undercurrents running through the exhibition.


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